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From Branko ─îibej <br...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1492044 - in /subversion/branches/1.8.x: ./ STATUS win-tests.py
Date Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:26:26 GMT
On 12.06.2013 14:13, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Ben Reser <ben@reser.org> wrote:
>> Kinda wish we hadn't merged this into 1.8.x.  Unless we revert this
>> means there will be changes to the 1.8.0 tarball from rc3.  I'm fine
>> with that, but I'm not sure I would have done it for just this change
>> since it increases the testing that has to be done (at least one
>> Windows) for the final 1.8.0 files.
>>
>> So far this is the only change from rc3 to 1.8.0 final.
>>
> I moved this revision to the approved section, but I was thinking that
> we disabled automatic svn-role backporting. Anyway I think this
> revision should be in 1.8.0: otherwise test suite cannot be started
> without manual tweaks.

Messing with a release candidate for the sake of a couple minor test
suite tweaks is not my idea of sane release management.

In other words, -1 to putting this in 1.8.0. Instead, I propose we
revert that change and explain how to run Windows tests in the release
notes. We can then reintroduce the change in 1.8.1; it's not as if the
test suite scripts have anything to do with binary compatibility.

-- Brane


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